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Zeynep Uraz, BSc, ND is an associate professor at the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine (CCNM) – her alma mater. She teaches Sexual and Reproductive Health, and Integrative Fertility. She also leads the fertility-focused clinical program at the Robert Schad Naturopathic Clinic. Dr. Uraz shares her path to naturopathic medicine with a focus on fertility.
Cooking oil is a staple in every kitchen, but not all oils are created equal! Did you know that what you don’t know CAN hurt you? Let’s dig deeper and learn more about seven of the most common oils. Discover how the oils are made, what they are used for, their pros and cons.
Cow’s dairy is a food sensitivity for many people. As a result, a considerable number of non-dairy milk alternatives have emerged on the market. People may substitute from a range of plant-based options as well as milk from other animals such as goats. Find out the pros and cons of these alternatives!
Arthritis is an umbrella term for over one hundred different conditions that impact over 50 million Americans, making it the number one cause of disability in the country. The most common forms of arthritic conditions include osteoarthritis (OA) and inflammatory arthritis types including rheumatoid arthritis (RA), psoriatic arthritis (PsA), and gout. Naturopathic medicine has a large toolbox to draw upon to help those suffering with any form of arthritis.
The Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine community is resilient, unified and supportive. Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, students, staff and faculty have come together in an unprecedented way to keep one another safe and healthy.
May is Women’s Health Month, an opportunity to remind women of the importance of screening, health education, and preventative care. The AANMC shares resources that are important for women, to address not just in May, but all year long.
With the ongoing pandemic, hustle and bustle of the 24/7 news cycle, and family and work/school responsibilities seemingly adding more to our to-do lists than there are hours in the day – we thought we would compile some of AANMC’s favorite ways to recharge our battery and unplug from day-to-day stresses.
Chocolate intake is associated with decreased risks of coronary heart disease, stroke, and diabetes in addition to a variety of other health benefits. Learn how chocolate can benefit your health, and not just your sweet tooth! Plus, get recipes for heart-healthy raw chocolate tartlets and double chocolate avocado cookies.
2.25 billion cups of coffee are consumed every day! Coffee beans are extraordinarily complex fruits which contain over 1,000 different compounds which offer a wealth of health benefits. Find out how you may benefit from a cup of Joe!
Have ‘stay at home orders’ thrown your plans out the window? AANMC executive director Dr. JoAnn Yanez offers tips to help you stay centered, grounded and productive in the midst of all the distractions and new challenges.
1 in every 3 American adults has hypertension and roughly half of them have it under control. Often described as the “silent killer,” hypertension is a major risk factor for heart attack, stroke, heart failure, kidney failure, encephalopathy, and aneurysm. Naturopathic approaches to treating hypertension focus on identification of the underlying cause and then the use of diet and lifestyle modifications, stress management, herbal supplements, and occasionally pharmaceutical medications to aid in its control.
Allergies and allergic diseases impact tens of millions of Americans each year. Naturopathic treatment of allergies can involve multiple pathways including alterations to the gut micro biome, using supplements, instituting sublingual immunotherapy, implementing dietary considerations, and environmental modifications to help patients find relief.